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Scientific Exploration Society — Explorer Awards 2019

The SES makes awards to “pioneers with purpose” who combine innovative field expeditions with important research contributions, including in subject areas related to environment and conservation. The awards are intended to provide a financial contribution to the overall cost of the fieldwork phase of scientific exploration. For 2019, the SES announces six award categories. The […]

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World Bank — Support for Women Micro-Entrepreneurs

The World Bank Group invites applications for the “Sustainable Development Goals and Her Competition”. SDGs & Her is an online competition for women micro-entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the SDGs through their business operations. Winners will receive leadership training, mentoring and will be flown to Washington DC, for an event at the World […]

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Africa Energy Indaba — African Youth Energy Innovator Showcase

The Africa Energy Indaba Exhibition (Johannesburg, February 2019) focuses on energy projects on the continent, rural energy solutions, urbanization and energy needs and the renewable & sustainable energy industry. Africa Energy Indaba seeks solutions to energy problems in Africa and invites projects in the areas of energy security, environmental sustainability, and affordable energy to apply […]

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Cisco — Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019

Cisco is looking for innovative technology solutions from student entrepreneurs around the world that solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university. A total of US$300 thousand will be awarded for the adoption and development of breakthrough technologies, products, and […]

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Agropolis Foundation — Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food 2019

The Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food recognizes contributions in research, development, and capacity building in the North, South, or the Mediterranean Region to sustainably improve food and agricultural systems while addressing food security and poverty reduction. The Prize will be awarded in three categories: distinguished scientist; promising young scientist; and outstanding […]

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Total S.A. — Startup Challenge for Young Entrepreneurs

Total S.S. and SparkNews seek good ideas and projects that help address a widespread problem affecting communities in developing countries. Thematic areas include developing access to electricity in rural areas, building houses with eco-friendly materials, and many other sustainable themes. The challenge is available in selected countries in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and […]

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National Geographic Society — Buffett Awards for Conservation Leadership in Africa and Latin America 2019

The National Geographic Society, in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, welcomes nominations for the 2019 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation. There is one annual award for Africa, and another for Latin America. The awards honor the achievements of conservation leaders in these two regions, and support their ongoing work with grants of […]

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UNDP and UNESCO — Writing Competition for Young Journalists

UNDP and UNESCO jointly launch the “IATI Research Challenge for Journalists” – a research and writing competition for journalists around the world aged between 15 and 25. Journalists should investigate how their country (or a country of their choice) is progressing towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and explore how funds for development are being […]

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World Bank — Ideas for Action Competition 2019

Ideas for Action is a knowledge platform of the World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School. The annual Ideas for Action competition seeks innovative ideas and actionable projects to support the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Past winners include water solutions for better fish farm […]

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Right Livelihood Award — Annual Nominations

The Right Livelihood Awards are annually made to individuals and organizations offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today. The Award is sometimes referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” Past laureates include several whose work in issues of environment and natural resources advances social justice and grassroots development in […]

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